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[Film footage of California scenes] (1930s)

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Description: Landscapes of parks, including Broderic Terry Trail and site of Capitan Fernando Rivera-Moncada memorial plaque. Deep sea diving. Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge construction.

Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 35mm negative (nitrate)

Collection: Hall of the Golden City collection of James Leonard

Call Number: Motion Picture 772 C

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Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).

This movie is part of the collection: The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Audio/Visual: Silent, Black and White
Language: English
Keywords: californialightandsound; Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.); San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.)
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Average Rating: 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars

Reviewer: SkyWinds - 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars - December 22, 2013
Subject: 90% Golden Gate
This rarely looks like motion film. Usually, it looks like a series of still shots.

Unedited or out of order, with no title cards, this silent collection shows a house demolition and landslide, a hard-hat diver preparing to go down and do something or other, and the bridge as just the towers, towers and cables, mostly built -- and then jumps back to what I eventually figured was the ground-breaking ceremony.

On the whole, nothing novel or revealing.

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